Tiga Serangkai has been established on 28th September 1958 by a couple of Elementary School (SD) teacher in Wuryantoro Wonogiri. They are The Late of H. Abdullah Marzuki (Alm) and his wife Hj. Siti Aminah Abdullah. The purpose of developing this company is to produce the book of ‘Himpunan Pengetahuan Umum’ dan ‘Himpunan Pengetahuan Alam’ which was highly demanded by the schools and students at that time. All the books were the outcome of their efforts of writing and collecting all the questions that related to those topics due to the responsible as a teacher who wanted to see their students succeed in the study.
The couple chose to put their company’s name as Tiga Serangkai (TS) because of commemorate meritorious of Toko Buku Tiga which responsibled to publish their books at the first time before the books had tremendously increased in demand and at that time they were proposed by the owner of Toko Buku Tiga to set up their own company because the prospect was good in the future. Then TS was set up and its first place of operation was in Sukoharjo, Central Java.
The couple has managed TS very well. So in 1972, they moved their operation to Solo and have developed a well-proper printing and publishing company at Dr. Supomo No.23 Street where can be considered as a strategic location because it is located at the town. In 1980 until 1987, this company started to buy and use a modern and high-technology machine so that they can produce their products more efficiently as well as to improve the quality of the products in order to fulfill the customer’s need and want.
Unfortunately, on 14 December 1990 H.Abdullah Marzuki had passed away and he left the company to be managed by his family. So his wife Hj. Siti Aminah Marzuki took over the company with the cooperation from their children and they have changed the company’s policy from CV to PT with the name of PT Tiga Serangkai Pustaka Mandiri (TSPM) on 1 January 1992. By changing the company’s policy, so there have no borders that can’t stop TSPM from keep expanding their business to all over the country.
Thus in 2003, because TS has so many businesses such as publishing and printing, distribution, and retailing, so they decide to restructure the business into a group. Therefore they formed a company that will observe all the business units which is called PT Tiga Serangkai Inti Corpora (TSIC). Until now, TS Group has at least 6 subsidiaries that manage different business units such as PT Tiga Serangkai Pustaka Mandiri (TSPM), PT Wangsa Jatra Lestari and PT Pantia Simpati who manage the printing and publishing business. While, for distribution business is managed by PT Tiga Serangkai International (TSI) and retailing business is managed by PT Assalam Niaga Utama and PT Tiga Serangkai Nusantara.
Furthermore, for the first time since 1958 TSPM has involved in publishing and printing industry, finally on 26 February 2007 it has been awarded by UKAYS Quality Management in recognition of the organization’s Quality System which complies with ISO 9001:2000. Therefore by getting this certificate, it has proven that TSPM is doing well in its business from times to times and its quality of products has been approved at the international level. Thus, this is one of the advantages and opportunities for TSPM to expand their business all over the world and get the customer’s trustworthiness towards their products.
To become a well known printing and publishing company by focusing on the customer’s need and want, and the quality of the book’s contents. Besides, we also want to give a valuable contribution for the national education.
To produce the high quality of books that can fulfill the society needs
by increasing the quality of human resource professionalism, responsive and adaptive towards any market changes and also very concern about the affordable price and the service.